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Time Required : 2-3 days

Best Time for Skiing in Manali : December - March (Exceptional)
April Till Mid-April (Depending upon snow conditions)

Skiing in Manali, Manali Overview

A major tourist spot of North India, Manali is known for its excellent skiing conditions with skiing enthusiasts visiting from all over the country. The undulating slopes of Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass are perfect for skiing. They are popular for amateurs to learn their first move while ideal grounds for professional skiing in Manali. So, if you are an adventure lover, leave yourself in the hands of your professional trainers to feel the thrill of skiing in the picturesque setting of Manali.

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Safety Tips for Skiing in Manali

1. Undergoing certain medical tests is suggested. Altitude sickness should be checked for before you embark upon this trip
2. Good footwear is a must if you plan to go skiing. Find operators that are registered and provide decent equipment and safety harnesses for your ski trip
3. Carry medicines for cold and flu
4. Make sure you carry plenty of warm clothes. Jackets that insulate are suggested
5. Take your instructor's tips very seriously and carry pain relievers for casualties

How to reach Skiing in Manali

  • Air: Kullu has its own airport situated 14 kms from Manali. Other options are Bhuntar (50 km) which is connected to Delhi and other major cities by regular flight service. Shimla (231 km) and Dharamshala (240 km) are the other alternatives.

  • Rail: If you are planning to ski in Manali, then travelling by train is an easy option with Jogindernagar being the nearest railways station. Regular train services connect Manali to other major cities of India. Located 166 km away, there are alternatives including Chandigarh (345 km), Ambala (358 km) and Pathankot (325 km).

  • Road: One of the most popular options of travelling to Manali is by bus. Regular bus services, both state owned and private, plies regularly between various local cities and other neighboring states. Apart from being a cheap option, it is also the convenient option. Further you can hire a cab or a bus to reach your final destination.

Ski Operators & Resorts in Manali

1. Solang Ropeway & Ski Centre

Location: Solang Power House , manali . HP Solang, Palchan
Contact: 97366 99999
Website: http://www.skihimalayas.net/

2. Sky One Ski Resort

Location: Solang Valley Palchan, Manali
Contact: 88817 66780

3. Himalayan Extreme Centre - Manali

Location: Old Manali, Manali
Contact: 98161 74164
Website: http://himalayan-extreme-centre.com/

4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports

Location: MDR 29, Aleo, opposite to Hotel Honeymoon, Manali
Contact: 1902 252 342
Website: http://www.abvimas.org/

5. Solang Valley Adventures

Location: Rangree, Simsa Village, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, near Indian Petrol Pump, Manali
Contact: 88949 15059
Website: http://www.solangvalley.co/

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About Skiing in Manali

Base Town : Manali

Cost : Starts at INR 300 per person per hour (for amateurs)

Highest Altitude : 3750 m

Nearest Airport : Kullu

Nearest Railhead : Jogindernagar

Nearest road city : Manali

Number of Days Required : 1-2 days

Region : Solang Valley

Terrain : Snow covered slopes

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